12940Re: [FJGRailroad] 340 Express Only?
- Oct 31, 2007Someone was telling me once how they lived in the town of Mayfield and had to take the
mixed train to Gloversville to do their laundry. I guess they graduated to a car after
On 10/31/07, Malcolm Horton <mdhorton@...> wrote:Hi All,I rode the mixed to Broadalbin a couple of times in the mid 1950s. On on occasion it stopped at a grade crossing some where in the deep Berkshire woods and picked up a lady who wanted to do her weekly shopping in Broadalbin. While the train crew retired to a local eatery for breakfast, she did her shopping. Eventually all returned to the train for the return trip. She was dropped off at her entry destination. I often wonder how she managed after the train was abandoned.Mal Horton----- Original Message -----From: Paul CharlandSent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 2:12 PMSubject: [FJGRailroad] 340 Express Only?
I've just read Jim Shaughnessy's article in Classic train and am a bit
shocked to learn 340 never carried passengers.. say it ain't so! Just a
little surprised to read a passenger train ran on the line six times a
day for twenty years and never carried passengers. What did the mixed
to Broadalbin carry?
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